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dropped all charges despite the judge's conviction. it's legal under military law, but legislation is now in the works that would change that. pentagon officials admit a review of military law is needed. >> there is something that seems odd about the power to reject findings that came out of a jury. >> congresswoman jackie spear is praise thing new legislation. she's been a big critic of the military's handling of sex assault cases. the killer was accused of rape twice in the military, but he was discharged from the military instead of prison. if military law had been different, the shooter might still have been in prison. >>> today, the dow closed in positive territory, marking the longest winning streak in 16 years. the dow finished up for the ninth straight day. take a look at the numbers. the dow up just five points but enough to set a record. the nasdaq and s&p also lineup. retail stocks jumped on a report of increase in consumer spending. >>> police are looking for two people accused of beating a woman and stealing her purse. these are pictures of the two suspects. they got off at t
next, undercover videos have changed animal cruelty laws in several states, but now when i it could be considered criminal activities to shoot the very videos of that made all the difference. >> and the progress report of the fourth part of the tunnel called i. >> welcome back at 5:30. i'm kira klapper in for carolyn tyler. we are starting this half-hour with a look at the weather. he's meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi, good morning. here's a look what you can expect today. starting out clear right now. we are looking for more clear sky throughout the afternoon. but there will be a few high clouds from time to time. but really a little bit of a breeze is going to kick up today. we will see a little bit in the way of fog later on along the san mateo coast. but otherwise once again starting out in the 40s and 50s with upper 50s to the low to mid-70s once again. tonight fair skies. things will be changing as we enter the first day of spring by wednesday. we will talk about that, which includes some rain. that's coming up. kira. >> thank you. the power and influence of the agriculture in
, of course. coming up next, undercover videos have changed the animal trulity laws in several states, but now why it could be considered criminal activity to shoot those very videos of that made the difference. and a progress report on the fourth bore of the called cot tunnel. the features that will make it a >> 6:30. right now i'm kira klapper in for carolyn tyler. we are starting this half-hour with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi there, kira. good morning to you. hears a look at san francisco where temperatures are pretty mild. upper 40s to the 50s. we are going to look for numbers around the bay to stay in the 40s and 50s throughout the next couple of hours. the difference this morning, we are clear. no fog to speak of. the coolest numbers are in our east bay valleys. about 40 this morning in livermore. also parts of the coast, upper 30s to mid-40s around half moon bay. this afternoon, once again we have the breeze kick in. temperatures coolest by the shoreline. but low to mid-70s returning. once again, above normal highs. rain is arriving on cue with s
to a judge in an attempt to overturn the nudity ban. saying the law is unconstitution skbral they're being unfairly targeted by police. they say police ignored those involved in a naked bike ride on march 9th. >> san jose police department is getting reinforcements. 43 new officers graduated today. the first class of graduates since 2009. the police force has been down by as many as 300 officers because of state, and city budget issues. >> last couple years have been very difficult. there are staffing shortages. there is light at the end of the tunnel. >> the mayor says several more academies are lined up with more than 1600 applicants for the next training session to begin in september. >> neighbors might find their trash still on the curb right now, waiting to be picked up. >> that is because of a fire-hour work stoppage. >> people in oakland were probably sound asleep when hundreds of employees put on vests and refused to go to work. >> this message is that people are going to call them when there is this kind of problem going on. >> the long shore and warehouse union spokesman says was
, responsible work environment. but a few days ago, a sacramento based law firm, independent investigators hired by the city found knight to be responsible for a host of infractions. the report found she drove a company vehicle at the same time she was receiving a $400 a month car allowance. these are photos taken by plumber of the city owned car in the assistant city manager's driveway. another finding that knight was guilty retaliation, giving an employee access to the whistle blower's account. the head of hr, who owns the side business was directing her employees to make decorative trinkets on city time, storing them in city offices. knight didn't make any money on them and there is simply an effort to boost employee moral. >> it was kind of like a humanistic gesture for the people that she worked with. >> no. i ate the cookies. i'm sorry. i ate the cookies. >> she should be fired. i mean, that's the only thing i can say. >> the city said they are not fireable offenses. >> why not? it's like embezzling from your company, don't you think? >> reporter: that is the case. the city manager
legislators across the country are introducing laws making it harder for animal welfare advocates investigate growth in food safety cases. some bills make it illegal to take photographs of a farming operation. others make it a crime for someone such as an animal welfare advocates a live on an application to get a job at a plant. bills pending in california, nebraska and tennessee require that anyone collecting evidence of abuse turned over to law enforcement within 24 to 48 hours. which advocates say is not allow enough time to document illegal activity under federal human h handling and food safety laws. >> statwill be back with more on the kron 4 morning news. thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies hunger for hours making it easier to eat smaller meals, and resist snacking. your friends might think you found the secret to losing weight. but it's no secret... it's slimful. eating less is a beautiful thing. >> we are back. 4:14 on the clock. >> just in
the politic. >> a 1995 federal law regulating lobbying carved out an exception for religious organizations. allowing them it avoid total disclosure. without disclosures, it's difficult to know who is lobbying local congressional leaders and what they want. >> it's a different set of rules, but it doesn't take away from the fact that the u.s. catholic church, the u.s. conference of bishops specifically is one of the bigger lobbying forces on capitol hill and they are involved in a variety of issues. >> tax exempt religious groups are prohibited from campaigning. the research group estimates the u.s. conference of bishops spent $26 million lobbying in one year. a figure the bishops would neither confirm nor deny. >> he spent 14 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. today we speak with an east bay man recently exonerated. why he is staying positive. >> surprising new findings on mars and why scientists may want to rethink calling it the red planet. [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled
around golden gate park and putting up a fence. >> the suit says the owners violateed california law by cutting off access to the beach with a gate. owners of the property say the beach road access is private and the protest is scheduleed for 10:00 a.m. today. we are live on monetary beach this morning for abc7 news. >> thank you. this morning we are learning a registered sex offenders traveled with students of two high schools on a field trip. police have confirmed to abc7 news that they are investigating the incident that happened february 13 during a field trip to a college. students at the two high schools traveled on buses to the college and a sex offender was on the bus with the andrew hill students. a letter went to the parents saying the man knew a district volunteer on the trip but did not have contact with students. abc7 news reporter, amy hollyfield, will have a live report in the next half hour. >> police are expanding the investigation into a preschool teacher accused of spiking toddler's drinks with an over-the-counter sleep aid and is charged with felony endanger ment.
. >> carolyn: still to come, undercover videos have changed animal cruelty laws in several states. what could be considered criminal activity to soot the videos that have made a difference. difference. >> the healing pour -- [ male announcer ] with citibank it's easy for jay to deposit checks from anywhere. [ wind howling ] easier than actually going to the bank. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> carolyn: good evening. in tonight's headlines, two people are dead following a racetrack accident in marysville. a 68-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy in the pit area were struck by a sprint car going 90-miles-an-hour. race officials say the driver, 1-year-old from petaluma, failed to negotiate a curve during a practice run. >>> the ashkenaz nightclub in berkeley is back open for businesses hours after last night's robbery. two employees were shot. one in the head. one suspect was caught. police are still lookin
. >> that was kris sanchez reporting. >>> he once wrote laws and policies for santa clara county. today the former president of the board of supervisors is on the wrong side of the law. george shirakawa pled guilty to 12 charges including felony regarding public money he reportedly used to feed a gambling addiction. what was his reaction today? >> reporter: given the d.a. said there was a dark cloud over santa clara county shirakawa didn't speak. fierce fighter for the poor and under privileged told the judge he broke the law. 12 times the judge asked former supervisor george shirakawa how he pled and 12 times shirakawa responded guilty. >> it's a very sad day when a supervisor comes in and pleads guilty 12 times. >> reporter: shirakawa blames a gambling addiction and depression for misusing public funds and for lying on campaign documents under penalty of perjury. in exchange the d.a. agreed not to push for the maximum, eight years in state prison. >> we were aware of his addiction and some of his public service and how the community was wronged. we knew he was going to step down right away and w
as their bare -- backyard. >> the suit says that only owners of the vote violateed law by cutting off access to the beach with the gate. the beach rode, says the owners, is private. the protest is scheduleed for 10:00 a.m. this morning. we are live on monetary beach this morning for abc7 news. >> regents will talk about finding the next president today. a special committee to consider selection of a new president will give its report during an opposition this morning at the mission base campus. the president announced a resignation in january after serving two years as president and will stay in august to give the board time to find a replacement. >> san francisco city college students plan to march in rally protesting budget cuts. officials have until tomorrow to prove to the commission it is financially secure. protest organizers say the school should pursue funding from state and local sources rather than making painful cuts. he hope the san francisco mayor and other elected officials will ensure the community college remains affordable and accessible to students. >> working moms weigh in
workers. it's a violation of federal law. they want to see it stop. they want to see the respect increase and see this company follow the law like others and behave like a good community citizen. >> reporter: you say hundreds of workers are walking off the job for waste management today. how will service be effected? >> hopefully the service impact will be minimal. folks really do care about the customers. they are involved in recycling operations. these are good green jobs. they want to see the disruption minimized. so hopefully this can be resolved without much disruption. >> reporter: thank you very much. again, there are dozens of workers out here at the davis street facility for waste management. they are protesting they are walking off the job today and two other locations. we do have a call into waste management and we'll try to get the response as soon as possible. reporting live lorraine blanco. >> all right. we'll stay on that story. >>> 5:07 is the time. sal covering traffic issues as well. >> that is right. we have a new crash by the way at vallejo analogon that in san francis
searches by law enforcement and volunteers, there is still no sign of sierra. but in a field just yards from her school bus stop her clothes were found folded neatly in a bag. in may of last year a 21-year-old man was arrested ard charged in her abduction and pushed. still her father tells abc news he's holding out hope she is found alive. the sheriff's department said a homicide. as a parent i'm not going to believe that until i know for sure. >> this is a case that you might imagine still has a lot of public interest. the santa clara county sheriff's department told abc7 news they are still getting tips every week, between 15 to 20 tips, and some of those calls sometimes come from as far as across the country. reporting live, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> thank you, kira. a violent bank robbery suspect who was released from jail in richmond is the subject of an fbi manhunt this morning. police are confident they arrested the right man, but the man had to be released because authorities missed a deadline to charge him. abc news reporter allen wong explains why he is feared even more now.
a professional athlete a lifetime ban from playing soccer for his country. >> california law enforcement wants to crackdown on distracting driving but some say it will not work. >> we have a live look outside, remark is moving on our walnut creek traffic camera, traffic and weather together are next as the abc7 morn >> we are back at 6:10. temperatures are cooler just about everywhere but oak is the same. fairfield is a degree warmer. novato is 11 degrees cooler than yesterday. same at half moon bay. san jose is about four degrees cooler. 44 in san jose and hair and concord. 47 in san francisco. upper 30's throughout the north bay valley. temperatures today under increasing high clouds in the upper 50's to low 50's into san francisco and mid-to-upper 60's around the bay and upper 60's to near 70 inland. sue? >> we are going out of the south bay with reports of an accident getting an upstate from the c.h.p. westbound 237 or off of west 237 in the lawrence expressway surface street so getting an update from c.h.p. and not affecting 237 but you will find slow traffic in that area across from 237.
. the assembly woman says the legislation is needed to shore up gaps in the country law. last year, former san jose principal was convicted of failing to report suspected child abuse. one of the bills requires districts to make clear that teachers report this as part of responsibility and administrators must review the policies and allow 9 school districts to remove immediately teachers wered is of child abuse and dismiss them at any point. >> another marine has died from a mortar shell explosion in nevada desert. mourners held a visible ill last -- vigil last night to honor the marines killed in a training exercise. six are in a reno hospital, from camp lejeune, north carolina, training for night warfare. >> every loss of life is heartbreaking. whether it occurs in afghanistan, hawthorne, or camp lejeune. ought marine corps has suspended the use of the mortars until the investigation is finished. the defense department will release the names and hometowns of the fallen marines today. >> new information in monday night's fatal shooting a car theft suspect by san jose plus. the officer who fire
is accused of e-mailing a death threat to ye because of his efforts to tighten gun control laws. that e-mail was unsealed by the court. the e-mail says, quote, i have 39 connish ifed kills in afghanistan. don't make me get to 40. the word afghanistan was miss steeled. misspelled. in february they found three assault weapons and detonated explosive materials found at his house. he faces 10 felony counts now. senator ye says the threats have had no impact on his efforts to take on gun issues in california. >>> a san leandro man is suing after mistakenly being named one of oakland's most wanted criminals. in february of 2011 van was pictured as a suspect wanted for a shooting. well now he filed a lawsuit accusing the city of false arrest, defamation and violation of his civil rights. when he went to police to tell them it was a mistake, he says they threw him in jail and released him three days later and never explained how they linked him to the shooting. >> i was scared and nervous for my life that the police would come and hunt me down or something. after that i changed my life and move
a christian priest or law are in preschool d a parent's only meeting and pleasanton last night. parents and administrators at center point preschool aren't shot following allegations that a former teacher takes up a child for refusing to take a map. angelo calcano resigned from her dad as a teacher the preschool in january. the police say at the the mother of a two-year a grove attended the school said she saw a big server daughter taken by calcano after allegedly tied to the bar up with masking tape for refusing to take a nap. >> a 13 year old boy is recovering this morning after being shot in oakland. it happened yesterday morning around 730 in the 1300 block of 66 ave. police received a call from the house left the boy had been dropped off. the details are available about the shooting at anyone with information about it is asked to call the oakland police department. >> and many claims he was wrongly put on all goods most wanted list is now suing the city's police department. 37 year-old chau van was place of the city's most wanted list for six months in 2012 in connection with a gan
laws. that e-mail was unsealed by the court. the e-mail says, quote, i have 39 connish ifed kills in afghanistan. don't make me get to 40. the word afghanistan was miss steeled. misspelled. in february they found three assault weapons and detonated explosive materials found at his house. he faces 10 felony counts now. senator ye says the threats have had no impact on his efforts to take on gun issues in california. >>> a san leandro man is suing after mistakenly being named one of oakland's most wanted criminals. in february of 2011 van was pictured as a suspect wanted for a shooting. well now he filed a lawsuit accusing the city of false arrest, defamation and violation of his civil rights. when he went to police to tell them it was a mistake, he says they threw him in jail and released him three days later and never explained how they linked him to the shooting. >> i was scared and nervous for my life that the police would come and hunt me down or something. after that i changed my life and moved around. >> he stayed on the most wanted list for six months. his lawsuit seeks an u
and get more into following the laws of reporting child abuse. >> reporter: he added that pope francis i asked for the blessing of the church as one of his first acts, showing he wants to listen and receive blessing. >> reporter: cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we posted pope francis i address to the crowd at st. peters basilica on our website, it is www.ktvu.com. >>> democrats introduced their proposal for a budget. they went over the budget during a meeting. it calls for increases in spending and taxes. the democrat's budget would increase tax revenues over a trillion dollars over the next 10 years. >> the american went to the polls in support of. >> republicans introduced a proposal based on spending cuts. >>> president obama nominated a new embassador to libya today, deborah jones. if approved she will fill a post left vacant by u.s. ambassador chris stevens. he was killed in an attack in benghazi september 11 last year. >>> police scheduled a gun buy back program, cash for fire arms events have been popular. this is video from an earlier event. the program is planned for saturday
of a missed deadline. law enforcement has 72 hours to file charges after an arrest or the suspect is released. the workday ends officially at 5:00 p.m. fite was arrested at 4:56 on friday which means the district attorney had to file charges by 5:00 p.m. on tuesday. for some reason, they thought they had until wednesday. the contra costa county sheriff's department said he didn't have any outstanding warrants and so they had to release him. >> there is obviously he robbed a bank. >> inefficiency and it's totally irresponsible. we have enough crazy people around. >> the senior deputy d.a. told "abc 7 news", we took the time because we thought we had the time. pinole police chief says his department was aware of the deadline but we should have pushed the time issue and we didn't. now, the f.b.i. says it's urgently trying to recapture a man that could be dangerous, desperate and willing to fight for the freedom that was mistakenly handed to him. >> they say gary fite is 5'8", 180 pounds and ties to oakland, vallejo antioch and reno, nevada >> katie: new this morning, two east bay police agencies
. >> carol >> carolyn: still to come, undercover videos have changed animal cruelty laws in several states. what could be considered criminal activity to soot the videos that have made a difference. pour -- >> carolyn: good evening. in tonight's headlines, two people are dead following a racetrack accident in marysville. a 68-year-old man and a 14-year-old boy in the pit area were struck by a sprint going going 90-miles-an-hour. race officials say the driver, 1-year-old from petaluma, failed to negotiate a curve during a practice run. >>> the ashkenaz nightclub in berkeley is back open for businesses hours after last night's robbery. two employees were shot. one in the head. one suspect was caught. police are still looking for the second gunman. >> another black eye for thetioe princess cruise liner steamed under the golden gate bridge, leaving san francisco five hours late. the coast guard kept passengers waiting in line as they did a last-minute inspection of the boat. >>> the power and influence of agriculture industry is coming under scrutiny. undercover videos on farms reveal sometime
's health care law, convert medicare to a voucher voucher-style system and cut federal pensions. it is similar to a budget plan that he offered last year. today the senate democrats unveil a plan of their own. >> boy scouts have sent out a questionnaire on a potential change in policy banning gay scout leaders and members. the survey e-mailed to 1.1 million adult scouts has five questions including, is it acceptable for a gay and straight scout to share a tent overnight? the scouts posing such questions as the organizer tries to determine whether to lift or modify the gay ban. leaders will vote on the issue in may. >> the woman now accused of salting a young girl in a san francisco park. >> another trial run for taking bicycles on bart. commuters get a chance to take the bike along for the road. >> new date announced on which a famed >> south san francisco struggling ferry service is coming up with new ideas to get more people on board. the oyster point ferry between the peninsula and the east bay launched last june with a big celebration but the san francisco examiner reports t
already have late calls past 2:00 a.m. if approved, the new law could go into effect january 1st. >>> let's see what's happening on the roads right now. sal, you are watching 880 and everything else. >> that's right. we're looking at the slow traffic beginning to build. we're watching 880. let's take a look at some of these pictures. 680 between walnut creek and the -- between concord and walnut creek is still pretty slow this morning as you drive through. westbound 24 slow leaving walnut creek and highway 4 has been steady and slow in antito be and bay point. as we move down to livermore we've had some slow traffic from grantline road to 680. it continues to be a pretty big delay, although it's improving a little bit. out to the live picture the now, i want to show you that -- pictures now, i want to show you that 880 northbound, you can see traffic slow approaching downtown oakland. this morning's commute will be backed up to the toll plaza for a 25-minute wait before you make it on the bridge let's go to mark. >>> we continue to watch the fog regroup. over the bay, just beautiful. look
on the streets just three days later because of a missed deadline. law enforcement has 72 hours to file charges after an arrest or the suspect is released. the workday ends officially at 5:00 p.m. fite was arrested at 4:56 on friday, which means the district attorney had to file charges by 5:00 p.m. on tuesday. for some reason they thought they had until wednesday. the contra costa county sheriff's department said fite did not have any outstanding warrants so they had to release him. >> they shouldn't have let him go. if you rob a bank, there's evidence. why? >> inefficiency. it's totally irresponsible. totally irresponsible. we have enough crazy people around. >> the screen deputy da or contra costa county told abc7 news we took the time because we thought we had the time. the pinole police chief said his department was aware on our deadline but on our end we should have been more definitive to push the time issue and we didn't. now the fbi said it's urgently trying to recapture a man who could be dangerous, desperate, and willing to fight for the freedom that was mistakenly handed to him. pol
slipway the drawl explphilippe djegal es miscommunication between law-enforcement agencies led to his release. >> they stated that there were no other warnings allowed them to hold him. the d. a's office cannot be reached for a comment. they stated that the federal or arrest warrant has been issued with him and he is going to be charged with armed robbery. >> he has some connection is to oakland, antioch, and reno nevada. we're also looking for tips. >> they stated that he should be considered armed and dangerous. if you have any informational his whereabouts you should call police. >> a santa cruz county man has been found safe after he went missing. 20 year-old matthew abraham vanished from scotts valley last wednesday. if this is video of the library in utah where he was found. his son says that matthew seemed disoriented after crashing his mountain bike resorting in a head injury. abraham was apparently traveling with someone that he met on a bus. >> they ended up pairing up and traveling back tees where they ended up in salt lake city. in some point the missing person ended up at
strong and could be seen as far south as colorado. >> a san francisco cab company and local law firm are hoping to keep the city streets a little safe they are st. patrick's day. they are offering free rides between 10:00 tonight and 4:00 a.m. up tomorrow. up to $35 fares. you must mention byrd injury lawyers. sponsors of the program. >> new studies show areas rattled by earthquakes may be great places to hunted for gold. they published a report, when a quake strike it can turn water into gold. it happens before the quake rips off the fault which vaporizes the water. the vapor leaves behind gold and silica. after collecting for thousands of years the gold can add up to large deposits. >>> starving sea lion cubs are washing up on the shores and scientists are baffled to keep the pups alive. we do have few more days of sunny skies, but change is on the way. leigh glaser is up next with the accu-weather forecast. >> and the world baseball class sick down to the semi finals at at&t but without team u.s.a. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf... is more fun than ever. se
chicago and new york city already have late calls past 2:00 a.m. if approved, the new law could go into effect january 1st. >>> let's see what's happening on the roads right now. sal, you are watching 880 and everything else. >> that's right. we're looking at the slow traffic beginning to build. we're watching 880. let's take a look at some of these pictures. 680 between walnut creek and the -- between concord and walnut creek is still pretty slow this morning as you drive through. westbound 24 slow leaving walnut creek and highway 4 has been steady and slow in antito be and bay point. as we move down to livermore we've had some slow traffic from grantline road to 680. it continues to be a pretty big delay, although it's improving a little bit. out to the live picture the now, i want to show you that -- pictures now, i want to show you that 880 northbound, you can see traffic slow approaching downtown oakland. this morning's commute will be backed up to the toll plaza for a 25-minute wait before you make it on the bridge let's go to mark. >>> we
law. jamie dupree joinses us via skype from -- joins us via skype from washington, d.c. the senate is due to release the budget today and i'm guessing it's different from ryan's. >> reporter: yes, you are right. the gop envisions a balanced budget in ten years. democrats are not talking about that. there are no new taxes raised in the republican plan. one thing that's interesting is this -- the gop would do away with the obama health reforms and repeal the law. they would save about 35% of the budget savings in that budget plan but not mentioned at all are any of the tax increases that were put in the obama health law in order to fund a lot of those programs. that wasn't even mentioned in the gop plan. that's why i hesitate to call this that, even though everybody labels it a budget. a lot of the banks are not filled in. we expect the same thing from democrats when their plan is released in the senate later today. if you are waiting for a budget out of the white house, that won't come until april 8th, two months after that submission. >> will the white house plan be markedly differ
includes spending cuts, lower taxes and eliminating president obama's healthcare law. jamie dupree joinses us via skype from -- joins us via skype from washington, d.c. the senate is due to release the budget today and i'm guessing it's different from ryan's. >> reporter: yes, you are right. the gop envisions a balanced budget in ten years. democrats are not talking about that. there are no new taxes raised in the republican plan. one thing that's interesting is this -- the gop would do away with the obama health reforms and repeal the law. they would save about 35% of the budget savings in that budget plan but not mentioned at all are any of the tax increases that were put in the obama health law in order to fund a lot of those programs. that wasn't even mentioned in the gop plan. that's why i hesitate to call this that, even though everybody labels it a budget. a lot of the banks are not filled in. we expect the same thing from democrats when their plan is released in the senate later today. if you are waiting for a budget out of the white hou
is at a waste management facility in oakland where hundreds of workers say the company is violating federal laws. good morning, lorraine. >> reporter: good morning. they say they are frustrated with wages and work conditions. you can see hundreds are still out here right now. they've been on strike since 3:00 a.m. this morning. we are at the 98th avenue location where hundreds of union workers from the international long shore union are lining the workers. the recycling workers, landfall and clerical workers are striking. waste management says they've been at the bargaining table for a month. they are surprised by this action. >> they have a right to do what they want to do. we have to serve our customers. our point today is to make sure the customers get served. >> this job is dangerous. you have to be careful not to get hurt. they are just fed up. we'll continue to do this until they finally respect us. >> reporter: waste management employees are protesting at several locations this morning. this is a look at the san leandro facility on dave vase street. union workers are protesting at the alt
facility in oakland where hundreds of workers say the company is violating federal laws. good morning, lorraine. >> reporter: good morning. they say they are frustrated with wages and work conditions. you can see hundreds are still out here right now. they've been on strike since 3:00 a.m. this morning. we are at the 98th avenue location where hundreds of union workers from the international long shore union are lining the workers. the recycling workers, landfall and clerical workers are striking. waste management says they've been at the bargaining table for a month. they are surprised by this action. >> they have a right to do what they want to do. we have to serve our customers. our point today is to make sure the customers get served. >> this job is dangerous. you have to be careful not to get hurt. they are just fed up. we'll continue to do this until they finally respect us. >> reporter: waste management employees are protesting at several locations this morning. this is a look at the san leandro facility on dave vase street. union workers
up. . >>> good morning. with saint patrick's day law enforcement are looking for drunk drivers. a camera caught the aftermath of a dui accident. our crew was on a scheduled rid along when they saw this. officers say the man driving a classic buick was passing people on double yellow lines and drove into another car and a fence and admitted he had opinion drinking. >> i'm feeling disappointed in myself. i have been fixing up this car and i wrecked it. >> the man's passenger and the other driver had minor injuries. police expect more crashes before the day ends tomorrow night. last march 17th highway patrol made more than 300dui arrests and at least three people died in alcohol related crashes. >>> now the cost of driving under the influence is on the rise. the mobile club of southern california said the minimum cost for a first time dui offender is just under $16,000. that's up almost 30% over the last two years. if you are under 21 you will pay at least $22,000. 600 are arrested for dui every day. >>> several checkpoints will be set up throughout the bay area. more than 700 p
'm tom duhain, back to you. >>> bay area law enforcement is warning drivers not to test their luck or sobriety on the roads this st. patrick's day weekend as they crackdown on drunk drivers. our crews were with officers yesterday when the chp began its stepped up enforcement and caught this dui crash in hayward. several checkpoints are set up tonight across the bay area. last st. patrick's day, the chp made more than 300 dui arrests statewide. >> a newly licensed teen driver is now facing dui charges after an early morning crash in marin county. 18-year-old ramirez was driving five other people many her car had she crashed on southbound 101 near the waldo tunnel. three passengers in that vehicle got out, took off on foot. one of them was caught. one passenger was taken to the hospital with major injuries and ramirez suffered a broken arm. chp says she got her driver's license just eight days ago. >>> happening now, crews are preparing to shut down all northbound lanes along 880 as they get ready do some large construction work on the bart oakland airport connector. roadway is to b
hum today. >>> he finds himself on the other end of the law. why a chp decided to pull him over and have a little chat. >> you are watching "mornings on 2". [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking about? and if mom was hosting her book club that day, guess what...you missed it! we couldn't just move the tv all willy-nilly all over the house. ohh! ohh! kids today have it so good. ok. [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv starting at $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. . >>> rise and shine. and over to the bay. we are closer to the equinox >>> the new pope delivers his first address at the vatican. pope francis this morning waved to a crowd of more than 100,000 people who packed into the st. peter's square. they were there and he broke from tradition and delivered an off the cuff remark about god's power to forgive. >> ma
that the people voted for and... you shouldn't allowed to do it because it's a question of... the law. >> some people who are saying this ignored the fact that the blend add approach is commonly used throughout the world. >> no one knows where remaining $55 billion will come from to finish the project. >> bart conducting an experiment allowing bikes on board during morning and evening commute hours, bicycles okay in all trains with just restrictions. abc 7 news has been riding bart this afternoon. there will be a bit of a delay here, have you seen problems? >> folks have been bringing bikes on bart this evening when nornlly when bicycles would be allowed. bart has been toying with the idea of allowing bikes. in august, the test is on fridays allowing people to bring bikes on during peak commute times and decided the -- they needed to do more tests f you look you can see there is someone bringing a bicycle in. going to take that bike down stairs of course because they're not allowed on escalators. this is what you're going to be seeing more of. bart decided to do a test on every day of the week
dead on the scene. we're told she is 31 years old out of pet law ma. three male passengers we believe to be in their 30s received major injuries. they were taken to santa rosa memorial two of them and the other one to marin general. firefighters and chp say this is the third fatal crash. and the crash is still under investigation. it's unknown whether the woman perhaps fell asleep at the wheel or if alcohol was a factor. but back here live just minutes ago a tow truck removed the vehicle and now the northbound lane of 101 is open. you can see traffic is flowing very nicely in both directions. we're live in moe have toe tara moriarty. >>> happening right now it is 2:00 in the afternoon at vatican city. crowds of people have been gathering at st. peters square waiting for that big decision. we're taking you there live this morning so you can see how it looks. it's a bit drizzly and cold there in the vatican. but again people still waiting outside. around 3:40 this morning black smoke came out of the copper chimney. none of the 115 cardinals received the two-thirds majority 77 votes to b
. in 2010 he strongly opposed legislation in argentina allowing gay marriage. a law that eventually passed. meantime, davi david had the opportunity to talk with two people in the bay area who actually know the new you pope. >> the whole world is about us and we are the center of our own universe and i know the pope. >> reporter: a history professor at santa clara university met the pope during the 1980s during a trip to argentina. he knew that jorge bergoglio was a man of the people with a deep seeded concern for the poor. >> in a poor neighborhood and he had them work with the poor. they took over poor parishes and established a chain of schools serving really what we are wondering people from all parts of that part of latin america. he quietly aah then it tick. >> reporter: for the san jose hispanic community a sense of pride that the new pope comes from the new world rather than europe. >> for me i'm happy because he is hispanic. >> there was hope the ar are argentinian roots will set the hope. >> try to care about the old like grandpas and all of the stuff. they try to keep together a
people from the law. the ban is expected to face a tough fight on the senate floor >> new details on the heated exchange sparked between california senator feinstein and texas senator cruz as a result of the assault weapons ban bill. feinstein is now speaking out. >> i felt patronized he was arrogant about it. when you have come from where i have come from and what you is seen and when you found a dead body and you put your finger in bullet holes, you realize the impact of weapons. >> feinstein made the comments after the exchange with cruz yesterday. here is what they said. >> it seems to me all us should begin as our foundational document with the constitution. the second amendment in the bill of rights provides that the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed >> i am not a 6th grader, i have been on the committee for 20 years and a mayor for nine years, i walk flood and saw people shot. i have looked at bodies that have been shot with the weapons. i have seen the bullets. >> she was referring to the assassination of mayor george mascone and the supervis
controversial law in arizona. right, jamie? >> reporter: right, in fact, i just walked past the supreme court coming in. there was a pretty healthy crowd in line waiting to see the case, which started a few minutes ago. basically, this law was approved in arizona in 2004. it says that if you are going to register to court, you have to -- vote, you have to show documents to prove you are a u.s. citizen. the obama administration opposes it. they offer it's an effort to keep minorities from voting. those for it, says look, it's very simple. it's to stop noncitizens and especially illegal immigrants from voting in u.s. elections. federal courts have been split on the issue. an appeals court did strike it down. this issue has not gotten a lot of attention. it could prove to be a mid one when the court wraps up its term in june. >> a lot of people wonder if a lot of illegal immigrants are starting to vote and according to one poll, they said .001% of florida's voters turned out to be illegal. so why there is so much attention for what really is a small problem? >> reporter: i find the answer is a l
of anti vandalism laws on the books but a lack of enforcement and just two city crews to do all the clean up. >>> state officials voted to issue $8.6 billion in bonds for the high speed rail project it is to link northern and southern california with trains. they want to sell $2.5 billion of the bonds construction is set to begin on the first segment in central valley this summer. opponents of the high speed rail project filed a new lawsuit in an effort to stop construction. it argue it is agent is misleading voterthe project is misguided and unfeasible. they claim the project approved in 2008 is drastically different than the one currently in the works. >>> two men indited for a scheme to funnel $20 million out of the state's pension fund. the former ceo of california public employees retirement system and former board member, of fabricating documents that tricked people into paying $20 million in fees to the firm apollo they are facing fraud, obstruction of justice and other charges the sec also sued them last year. >>> los angeles jury heard opening statements. he started using the nam
as a bipartisan group of senators gets closer now toen a agreement on overhauling the nation's immigration laws. senator paul says he expects to support that bill but he wants to insert some of his ideas. >>> the dominican republic will take on puerto rico in the world baseball classic championship tonight at at&t park. ♪ >> fans parked the park yesterday and watched the dominican team defeat the netherlands, 4-1. fans said baseball is part of their national identity. puerto rico defeated team sauce to make it to the finals. game time for san francisco is 5:00. >>> march madness begins this week. it's coming soon to san jose. the ncaa regulation basketball court is one of the final steps needed to get hp pavilion ready for the regional in san jose and local business owners are also gearing up for busy days. >> it will be much bigger than any sort of event. typically will be -- typically it will be bigger than a sharks game. cal is set to play unvl on thursday. and then the st. mary's gaels will play middle tenny state. >>> twitter is offering a fitting way to stay in touch with the basketball
appearance in more than two weeks since a stomach bug landed her in the hospital. she joined her daughter-in-law today to mark the 150th anniversary of the subway station, the tube. the 86-year-old monarch toured a car on the world's oldest underground transit system. she first traveled on the tube in may of 1939, four months after victoria line opened and kate revealed traveling is part of her former life that she misses now she is a royal. >> and now lulu lemon is fighting backs, with 9 company claiming they were made according to the design specifications and the statement is a day after the retailer with several bay area stores recalled the pants because they are "too shear," and the suppliers seas the retailer likely misjudgmented customer taste and wanted to blame it on the supplier. >> forget summer camp for your kids how about catch for adults? >> chances are you may already have looked for a new job even though it is only midweek. jane king? >> good morning, look at data from job sites like glass doors, they found that mondays and tuesdays are the days people are most likely to look for
law in arizona. right, jamie? >> reporter: right, in fact, i just walked past the supreme court coming in. there was a pretty healthy crowd in line waiting to see the case, which started a few minutes ago. basically, this law was approved in arizona in 2004. it says that if you are going to register to court, you have to -- vote, you have to show documents to prove you are a u.s. citizen. the obama administration opposes it. they offer it's an effort to keep minorities from voting. those for it, says look, it's very simple. it's to stop noncitizens and especially illegal immigrants from voting in u.s. elections. federal courts have been split on the issue. an appeals court did strike it down. this issue has not gotten a lot of attention. it could prove to be a mid one when the court wraps up its term in june. >> a lot of people wonder if a lot of illegal immigrants are starting to vote and according to one poll, they said .001% of florida's voters turned out to be illegal. so why there is so much attention for what really is a small problem?
the woman was pronounced dead on the scene. we're told she is 31 years old out of pet law ma. three male passengers we believe to be in their 30s received major injuries. they were taken to santa rosa memorial two of them and the other one to marin general. firefighters and chp say this is the third fatal crash. and the crash is still under investigation. it's unknown whether the woman perhaps fell asleep at the wheel or if alcohol was a factor. but back here live just minutes ago a tow truck removed the vehicle and now the northbound lane of 101 is open. you can see traffic is flowing very nicely in both directions. we're live in moe have toe tara moriarty. >>> happening right now it is 2:00 in the afternoon at vatican city. crowds of people have been gathering at st. peters square waiting for that big decision. we're taking you there live this morning so you can see how it looks. it's a bit drizzly and cold there in the vatican. but again people still waiting outside. around 3:40 this morning black smoke came out of the copper chimney. none of the
group of senators gets closer now toen a agreement on overhauling the nation's immigration laws. senator paul says he expects to support that bill but he wants to insert some of his ideas. >>> the dominican republic will take on puerto rico in the world baseball classic championship tonight at at&t park. ♪ >> fans parked the park yesterday and watched the dominican team defeat the netherlands, 4-1. fans said baseball is part of their national identity. puerto rico defeated team sauce to make it to the finals. game time for san francisco is 5:00. >>> march madness begins this week. it's coming soon to san jose. the ncaa regulation basketball court is one of the final steps needed to get hp pavilion ready for the regional in san jose and local business owners are also gearing up for busy days. >> it will be much bigger than any sort of event. typically will be -- typically it will be bigger than a sharks game. cal is set to play unvl on thursday. and then the st. mary's gaels will play middle tenny state. >>> twitter is offering a fitting w
to the law or exit. >> good morning george. we're starting to dry out. still cloudy skies. some areas of light rain. storm tracker 4 shows the heart of the bay is dry but we have areas of light rain in the north bay. and it's a part of the south bay toward pes cadero . >> morgan hill looking at light rain. san jose's starting to dry out as well. san jose is try even livermore. far east and the mountains we are looking at what weather. east bay also, most of the drive for concord, walnut creek, toward antioch and ease of redwood we still have some areas of light rain. >> the ball of the moisture has moved east and is turning to relevance snow and the tall area. >> great news for the ski resorts. we can see the not hold a lot of moisture as anticipated. >> futurecast 4 shows you how much more in we can expect, when, where. to o'clock some areas of light rain scattered showers. 1:00 we will see cloudy conditions for hayward, fremont. you could pick up another showers to. >> that will start to see things drying out for the rest of the day to o'clock and isolated showers overall will start
:00. they say the $2. unfortunately, it is against the law and the chp is going to start cracking down on it. the fines could be anywhere from 100 to $200. they will be out here is this a bad looking for those people for the next couple of days. if you would like to save $2? leave the house a little bit later. do anything but leave those flashers on. if you do, did you are chancing the possibility of getting $100 ticket. that's right >> that's right, you do not want that officered knocking on your windows saying here you go for a $200 ticket. >> extra police will patrol an east bay high school the rest of the week after someone wrote as rat oa threat o shoot students. the disturbing message was found tuesday, while the girls' bathroom and foothill high school. the methods as i hate everyone at the school, watch me shoot everyone on march 14th. officials think it was written by one of the female students. >> they know that they're going to write of threat they're going to be watched. they're also there because they want students to feel safe and share any information that they have. >> school
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